Dr. Philip Pizzo

Philip Pizzo is the David and Susan Heckerman Professor in the School of Medicine and founding director of the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute. From April 2001 to Dec. 1, 2012, he served as dean of the School of Medicine, where he is a professor of pediatrics and of microbiology and immunology. Phil has devoted much of his career to the diagnosis, management, prevention and treatment of childhood cancers and the infectious complications that occur in children whose immune systems are compromised by cancer and AIDS.